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"We are not inferring design to account for a black box, but to account for an open box."

"I'm only going to stand before God and give an account for my life, not for somebody else's life. If I have a bad attitude, then I need to say there's no point in me blaming you for what's wrong in my life."

"Cosmologists have attempted to account for the day-to-day laws you find in textbooks in terms of fundamental 'superlaws,' but the superlaws themselves must still be accepted as brute facts. So maybe the ultimate laws of nature will always be off-limits to science."

"If it's true that men are such beasts, this must account for the fact that most women are animal lovers."

"I was informed yesterday that there's a Twitter account for my laugh. Very hard to get used to things like that. Pretty amazing."

"I'm only going to stand before God and give an account for my life, not for somebody else's life. If I have a bad attitude, then I need to say there's no point in me blaming you for what's wrong in my life."

"In America, we no longer have an institutionalized, organized way of calling business to task - of taking them to account for what they've done - and this is especially true in the cultural realm."

"If it's true that men are such beasts, this must account for the fact that most women are animal lovers."

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